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You’ll learn all the information about Apple and its history from the beginning to our days. Everything you have always wanted to ask and learn about Apple. Enjoy your reading!

Apple IIc and Apple IIc+

Apple IIc (also known as Apple //c), the first compact and portable model in the Apple lineup, was itroduced in April of 1984. The Apple //c+ was introduced in 1988, with a 4 MHz 65C02, RAM expandable to over 1 MB, a larger ROM, and an optional internal 800 kB 3.5-inch drive. (more…)

Apple IIe – All computer information and tech specs

The Apple IIe (also known as Apple ][e or as Apple //e) was one of the most successful Apple computers ever. This model was based on the 6502 processor, which could run at 1.02 MHz and came with 64K of RAM and 16 or 32K ROM. The Apple IIe worked on BASIC, an assembly language interface, as well as on several other hard-coded options. The company used the name Apple //e from 1984, coinciding with the release of the Apple //c model. (more…)

Apple II Plus

Apple II Plus (known also as Apple ][ +) is a computer from the Pre-Macintosh family of Apple Computers. This model was an updated version of the Apple II and came with 48K RAM, as well as a new auto-start ROM for easier start-up and screen editing. Altogether, except for improved graphics, disk-booting support in the ROM, and the removal of the 2k 6502 assembler/disassembler to make room for the floating point BASIC, the Apple II+ was otherwise identical to the original Apple II model. (more…)

Franklin Ace 1200 Computer

Franklin Ace 1200 Apple Compatible personal computer was the first legal Apple II clone, manufactured by Franklin Computers Corporation company, US. This model was an upgrade to the Ace 1000 that came with CP/M Softcard and built-in dual drives as standard features. The Franklin ACE 1200 was also the only Apple compatible computer made by Franklin Computers Corporation. (more…)

Apple II Computer

Apple II Computer was released in April 1977. The Apple II was based on Wozniak’s Apple I design. Several new elements were though added to the design : the computer had plastic casing, a rarity at the time. Apple II also could display color graphics. It was more powerful. included two game paddles and a demo cassette. The computer featured an integrated keyboard, sound, a plastic case, and eight internal expansion slots. Note that this computer was trademarked with square brackets as “Apple ][” and rendered on later models as “Apple //”. (more…)

Apple I Computer

The Apple I computer was hand-built by Steven Wozniak and released by him and his friend Steve Jobs in April 1976. This first « pre-Mac » device developed by the Apple Inc. Founders was based on the MOStek 6502 chip, an 8-bit microprocessor that was designed by MOS Technology in 1975. At the moment, this chip was the least expensive full-featured microprocessor on the market. (more…)